In the Footsteps of Private Lynch

Will Davies

Retrace Australia's role in the First World War, from the trenches of Somme Mud to the wider war on the Western Front. Will Davies is the historian, writer, and filmmaker who edited Private Lynch's manuscript which became the bestselling book Somme Mud. He now adds to the story with this contextual history that explains the battles, the ebb and flow of the war, and what was happening in the wider world while Lynch was fighting his own personal war in France. Davies retraces the travels of Lynch and the 45th Battalion on their long marches to Messines and Dernancourt, Stormy Trench and Villers-Bretonneux. Soft cover, photographs, 257 pages.